Elphinstone Point, Mahabaleshwar

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Enjoy panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding highlands and mountains at Elphinstone Point. Observe the breathtaking scenery from a high spot and bring your camera to capture its beauty via a photograph. Climb down a series of steps well protected by railings which ensures the safety of the visitors. After the climb sit and relax in the area, with fresh air and soothing winds forming a peaceful ambient. Enjoy some buttermilk, sweet corn, and other snacks and refreshments sold at the nearby stalls. Monkeys are playful residents of this attraction, but don’t provoke them and keep your snacks out of their reach. Put Elphinstone Point at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mahabaleshwar tourist route planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    When we reached there , it was so much covered in dense fog, we could barely see. But moving in this pleasant and cold fog enhance your relaxing mood.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    You get 3 sides clear panoramic view from this point. Difficult to get parking space. Avoid carrying umbrellas or hand bags to this point.  more »
  • July 9, 2017
    The place is beautiful for Photoshoot. Enjoy the scenery in Monsoons. Its all Green and Foggy. A place to visit with Friends.  more »
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  • June 30, 2017
    Nice place must visit if you go to mhabaleshwar. I suggest visit this place in monsoon season. Best place for photography lovers.
  • May 28, 2017
    Nice point.. You will get nice views of mahabaleshwar Not good in hot summer.. But, definitely yes after rains.. It will blow your mind
  • July 2, 2017
    It's must watch place for admiring scenic beauty of Mahabaleswar..... Kate's point, Echo Point, Needle and hole point and elephant head point are side by side.
  • June 29, 2017
    Natural beauty at its peak.. very nice
  • July 9, 2017
    Beautiful point to enjoy amazing view of beutiful valley.

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